“For me, having lots of candles is also suggestive of Christmas.… For example, I made a DIY from simple glass bottles. I placed fir branches inside and stuck a candle on top. Simple but stylish,” Bruecker says.
How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. And I'm sure you could put in food dye before its frozen to color it like the ice block in the photo.